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% of americans approve of the job mr. obama is doing that. is down nine points since last month. in this that same time, approval of his affordable care act has dropped from 12 points -- has dropped 12 points from 43% to 31%. john dickerson is our political director. bill daly is in chicago. he was once the president's chief of staff. first to you, john. these numbers in the poll, what strikes you? >> what strikes me, scott, is that when the president has had low approval ratings number before-- like during the debt ceiling night 2011, people still thought he was trustworthy. cbs asked last year and 60% said they did. now only 49% do. >> that's in part because of his broken promise that you you had insurance you liked you could keep it. this will make it very hard for the president to remarket his affordable care act or to sell other items in his agenda and this is a bruise that's going to keep getting hit because there are credibility tests to come. the president made promises about the law when he was selling it and he's made promises about the web site and those promises are
change that all but ends the use of a filibuster to end most president nominations. president obama welcomed the shift but republicans are ward s precedent has been set. susan mcginnis is in washington with the details. susan, good morning. >> anne-marie, good morning. this rule change is so controversial it's known in washington as the nuclear option. it basically removes the ability of the party to block fi filibusters. they say they have a hidden agenda. >> the ayes are 52, the nays are 48. >> with all but three members agreeing to the change they killed the filibuster in the senate. now the threshold to move a nomination forward drops from 60 votes to a simple majority of 51. >> the change would effect the nominations an up or down vote on nominations. yes, no. >> president obama says repuicans have used a record amount of filibusterslock his nominees. >> today's pattern of obstruction, it just isn't normal. it's not what our founders envisioned. >> but republicans say democrats are making this move to divert the public's attention of the botched rollout of the affordable care a
's expected to sell for between 50 and $100,000. >> president obama presented one of his predecessors with the country's highest civilian honor, the medal of freedom. he also highlighted oprah winfrey's not changing her name. >> early in oprah's career her bosses told her she should change her name to susie. i got the same advice. >>> senator creigh deeds is upgraded to good condition after being stabbed by his own son sunday morning and who then killed himself. >> the question keeps coming up whether he was denied treatment for his mental illness. peggy fox amazing the latest. >> reporter: in bath -- brings us the latest. >> reporter: in virginia everybody is feeling shock. >> we're a small town. we all kind of knit together and prayer is a big thing for us. >> reporter: his only son, 24- year-old austin known as gus, stabbed his father tuesday morning and then shot and killed himself. >> it's just crazy that it was between a son and dad. >> reporter: the executive director of the rock bridge community service board which processed an emergency custody order on gus deeds monday f
runs through january 6th. >>> we are checking up on the affordable care act now and the obama administration's self- imposed target date for fixing healthcare.gov is tomorrow. danielle nottingham brings us the latest from washington. >> reporter: the team of software technicians brought in to increase healthcare.gov's capacity has been working around the clock. president obama wants the website fixed by saturday. white house officials say the constitutional right can now handle -- cite can now handle 50,000 people at once but they are worried a surge of customers over that number could cause more problems. >> they have the right people, the people have confidence that they are going to get it done. >> reporter: john engate, whose company specializes in e- commerce is one of several technology experts who recently attended white house situation room briefing about the website. >> if i had to place a bet, i would certainly say that i'm betting that they are going to get it done. >> reporter: despite the government website problems, some companies like walgreen's are using the ne
reaches a historic pact with six world powers to pause its nuclear program. bit while the obama administration is expressing optimism, some are skeptical of the deal. >> this agreement has made the world a much more dangerous place. >>> and health care concerns for americans who get their insurance through their employers. fears that new rules under obama care could force them to find new policies. >> on june 30th, 2014, i will probably not be offering the company insurance for my employees. i can't afford it. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, this morning a slow moving unpredictable and deadly winter-like storm system is making its way through the southwest, with freezing rain, sleet and temperatures in some areas that are 30 degrees below normal. winter storm warnings, weather advisories in new mexico, texas, oklahoma and arkansas. at least eight deaths are blamed on the severe weather and the storm threatens to make a mess of thanksgiving travel. marley hall is in new york with more. good morning, marlie. >> good morni
obama wants the website fixed by saturday. white house officials say the site can now handle 50,000 people at once. but they're worried a surge of customers over that number could cause more problems. >> they have the right people. the people have confidence that they're going to get it done. >> reporter: john ingate whose company specializes in e- commerce is one of several technology experts who recently attended a white house situation room briefing about the website. >> i'm betting they're going get it done. >> reporter: despite the government website problems, some companies like walgreens are using the new healthcare law as a model to ensure their employees -- insure their employees. the pharmacy chain is now turning to private exchanges. similar to the public exchanges used for the affordable care act. walgreens says its 160,000 workers now have more insurance options than ever. >> where we had who plans we'll -- two plans we'll now have five plans with five carriers, we have over 25 choices we're going to provide to give them that flexibility. >> reporter: a walgreens to
to withstand earthquakes. >> and this weekend the obama administration faces a big test. americans who try to use the healthcare.gov website will find out if it works. meanwhile as dean reynolds reports, obama care has already changed health insurance for many workers. >> hey, nice seeing you. how are things going? >> as chief human resource officer for the largest drugstore change in american kathleen wilson thompson is at the forefront in a major shift in private health insurance. why is it that walgreens is doing this? >> we're in a competitive environmental and every year we look at our health care costs and decide what's best to provide the right level of coverage for our employees. >> reporter: starting this month employees begin choosing their own health care insurance. it replaces the old model in which walgreens made the selection for its work force. >> where we had two plans we'll now have five plans with five carriers. they'll have over 25 choices that we're going to provide to give them that flexibility. >> the approach is very similar to the public exchanges included in obama
in order to break filibusters. >> instruction we've seen from reductions against president obama has reached new heights never dreamed of. >> obviously you can break the rules to kwha the world. >> three women held captive for 30 years in england are free tonight. >> the range for the three to escape. police arrested the man and woman both in their 60s. >> both women were highly traumatized and taken to a place of safety. >> a kennedy cousin is getting first taste of freedom in 11 years. a judge granted bail at $1.2 million while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 murder of neighbor marsha moxley when they were both 15 years old. >> yes, we knew the day would come. i wasn't completely destroyed. >> a lot of showers in the midwest. for now, north and west of us. north of pittsburg up towards detroit. behind that, it's serious arctic air. >> and another historic day for the market. the dow jones industrial average closing above 16,000 for the very first time. >> our economy is getting better. we see that in our markets. >> among the leaders, young text stocks like yelp up 239%. groupon
the deal was announced, president obama warned iran that they must comply. >> and if iran does not fully meet its commitments during the six-month phase, we will turn off the relief and ratchet up the pressure. >> sceptics including the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu slammed the deal, calling it a historic mistake that would allow iran to get closer to making a bomb. there is also bipartisan criticism of the deal coming from exam hill, den see republican bob corker spoke to fox news. >> and if you say the reaction in iran right now, i mean they are spiking the football in the end zone saying that look, we consolidated our gains, we have relieved sanctions, we are going to have the right to enrich. >> secretary kerry dismissed that and said iran will have to back up its words with action. >> are you skeptical that iran will actually comply with the deal they just signed? >> i think everybody has a right to be skeptical, because there are indications that there are people in iran who have wanted to pursue a weapons program, that there have been secret facilities buildings under
agreement that would keep 8,000 troops in his country. karzai told the obama administration the u.s. must agree to stop american military raids on homes in afghanistan and show more support for peace talks with the taliban. he also wants the release of 17 afghan prisoners being held at guantanamo bay. >> and you know -- >> ordered 60 minutes correspondent, lara logan ask her producer to take a leave of absence on the deadly raid on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the show relied on a contractor who lied it was later revealed. found the network did a poor job of betting that source. still unclear how long they will have to take a leave of absence. >> the controversy over president obama's nuclear deal is still the subject of lots of debate in d.c. and all around the world. but for many regular americans, the big question is simple. was this a good deal and if it's not, what were the other options? joining us tonight is ambassador and leader of a group known as global zero, he was ambassador for several presidents and several countries and most notably, ambassador to the u.n. thanks for
at night. that's pretty horrible. i hope they do something about it. >> more trouble for obama care. there's another issue with the healthcare enrollment website. >> small businesses won't be able to use it to get coverage for their employees for another year. >> those interested in buying insurance for the program will have to use an insurer or broker. >> today is the start of hanukkah. michael helped light the national menorah near the white house. >> a judge in vegas denied oj simpson's new trial. the judge said the evidence is overwhelming that simpson, quote, planned, organized and led that confrontation. >> it looks like the iconic balloons at the macy's thanksgiving parade [ inaudible ] >> thursday's weather forecast looks very good. >>> and new tonight, this is the scene at the carrollton east apartments in glendale. a tree smashed in to an apartment complex in prince george's county. firefighters forced their way in to two apartments. fortunately no one was hurt or home. >>> a person has been hospitalized after being hit by a train in manassas. that person was trapped under the tr
is november 30th, the day the obama administration said it would have the kinks worked out of the website and software technicians have been working around the clock. they say the site can handle 50,000 people at once, but they're concerned a surge of customers over that number could cost more problems. >>> black friday is coming to a close, an estimated 97 million americans went shopping today. were you among them? a lot of people said the crowds weren't as big as last year. this year a number of retailers decided to kick things off early. stores opened their doors right after dinner last night and more people are shopping online or they are waiting for the bigger sales to come. santa bad list just got longer. two guys got into a fight over a wal-mart parking space and one of them stabbed the other. we go to virginia for this story, a couple hours to the east. a man is accused of cutting a man's arm down to the bone. in the end both were arrested. they weren't the only ones that got a little out of control today. check this out. where is the love? if you are staying away from the big box
ever invoked, more than half have come during the obama administration. >>> a giant headache for the company and union workers as giant grocery stores try to open a new location in d.c.'s shah neighborhood. the workers -- shaw neighborhood. the workers still don't have a contract so giant is bringing new jobs and also new workers. >> what we want to do is keep the health care we've got and to get wages, livable wages where we can afford to live in a city like washington, d.c. and surrounding suburbs. >> we're currently at the negotiating table and working to come up with a fair and equitable contract for all parties involved while at the same time doing what the realities of the market conditions. >> the deadline for a deal is december 20. giant says they hired 184 new employees, 161 of which are d.c. residents. >>> people gathered at a frederick park last night to remember a man who died in police custody. >> robert ethan saylor, a 26- year-old man with down syndrome died after being forcibly removed by police from a movie theater in january. debra alfarone spoke with people
. but the u.s. considers this international airspace. the b-52s had no problem. tonight, president obama's national security adviser is flying home from afghanistan and empty-handed. susan rice's mission was to persuade afghan president hamid karzai to sign a new security agreement that will keep some u.s. troops in afghanistan after the nato combat mission ends after next year. major gar marrett's at the white house. >> reporter: the white house says president karzai holds in his hans the future security of his country and the promise of $8 billion in annual u.s. aid. that hand currently will not sient security agreement the u.s. thought was sealed and delivered. national security adviser susan rice's face-to-face meeting with the afghan president produced nothing but frustration. >> what i said to the president is we would have no choice. we would be compelled by necessity-- not by our preference-- to have to begin to plan for the prospect that we will not be able to keep our troops here because they will not be invited because the b.s.a. will not have been signed. >> reporter: the b.s
problems are holding things up once again. the obama administration says the tech team need as full year to complete the fix on this portion of the website. >> it was important for us to prioritize the functionialty that would enable consumers individually to shop and enroll online. >> the white house is rushing to meet its self-imposed sunday deadline for the rest of the website. the obama administration is aiming for 50,000 people to be able to use healthcare.gov all at the same time. >>> barbecue for thanksgiving? you bet. we're in the kitchen with our friends from hill country arbecue in just a little t.bi stay wit. h us >> after the break, the incredible video after violent storm tearing apart a school during this j >>> welcome back. check out this incredible individual crow from inside a middle school when a tornado hits. the debris raining down from the walls and ceiling, the gymnasiums and the hallways at soesuthw ternlemidd olscho in lafayette, indiana. the storm slammed into the school on november 17. fortunately that was a sunday. so no one was in the school at the time. >>> w
obama tried to ally the prime minister's concerns and said the two would result closely to make sure iran com 34r50is. secretary kerry emphasized iran has just six months to back up its words with actions. are you skeptical that iran will actually comply with the deal they just signed? program, that there have been secret facilities. that's why we don't take anything at face value. >> reporter: this deal is a confidence building measure. it buys time to broker a more complete agreement that addresses things like destroying all of iran's nuclear fuel and giving access to all of either facilities. basically the hard part is just beginning. >> margaret, thank you. >>> eric cantor is the man responsible for bringing any additional sanctions to a vote in the house. he calls this deal a mistake. congressman cantor is in rich mopp mond, virginia. congressman, good morning. >> good morning. >> you heard the secretary of state say this is good because it expands the time that iran will have capacity to make a nuclear weapon, there is more inspection and some restriction 20% will have to be ch
. >> and one lucky turkey is avoiding the dinner plate thanks to the president. today, president obama pardoned a bird named popcorn. popcorn is a fairly hefty fellow at 38-pounds. instead of spending a few hours in the oven, he will spend the days in leesburg. >> good for him. >> very good for him. this thanksgiving, more and more people in our area are in need of a hot meal so today, thousands of those meals were dished out at the convention center. >> it was part of safeway's feast for sharing, deborah not only reports the story, but is helping out. >> okay. we're going to make sure. >> not so fast. the woman in the purple next to me is our 11:00 p.m. producer. today, we were just two of thousands volunteering to help feed more people than ever. in they came, more than ever before, people who to eat and people who came to serve. >> i buy desert, you know, going through desperate situations. i don't understand what they're going through. >> i can call this the choreography of a good meal. turkey and potatoes, stuffing, and of course -- >> pie, anyone? >> the meal looks great. the me
obama welcomed to douglas fir to the executive mansion today. the official white house tree comes from pennsylvania this year. >>> it sure is feeling like the holidays out there, isn't it erica? >> absolutely, leslie. we are seeing another really cold weekend on tap this november has been one of the coldest in about 25 years. so looks like we're going to hold on to that through the rest of the month, only a couple more days. take a look at the almanac for today. temperatures only in the 40s. how long is that going to last? i'll tell you coming up in the first alert seven-day forecast. >>> the white dale mountain resort -- white tail mountain resort a remarkable early opening, since 2001. it will be white friday at white tail when we come back. >>> but first, it is not new video of a crater on the moon. we're going to tell you what left this hole in missouri this morning. up next. >>> there's some powerful home video after a natural gas pipeline exploded in missouri this morning. no one was injured, but some residents were evacuated just as a precaution. seven buildings on a nearby farm
this holiday week. and after the break, president obama comes to e threscue of a couple turkeys. also ahead, how some organizations are pitching in to give needy families a second chance this thanksgiving. r the first time ever, h.h. gregg black friday starts sdthuray at 8 pm. save big on 55 inch led tvs just 399. save up to 50% on samsung french door refrigerators. save up to 50% on whirlpool washers and dryers. plus 22 inch led tvs. 79 dollars. and tablets start at just 49 dollars. you'll save up to 40% on appliances, electronics, furniture and more. get there. thursday 8pm. h.h. gregg. >>> presidential matchup is too close to call. the university poll finds voters in ohio are evenly split between two choices. former secretary of state, hillary clinton, and new jersey governor, chris christie. neither one of them has announced they are running for president. >>> a judge has ordered a partial shutdown of a california hot sauce plant. people living in the plant say the strong spicey odor coming from the factory is making them sick. neighbors complained about asthma and nosebleeds and heartb
's nuclear program. speaking from the white house just a few moments ago, president barack obama said iran had six months to comply with the terms of the deal. >> while today's announcement is just a first step, it achieves a great deal. for the first time in nearly a decade, we have halted the progress of the iranian nuclear program and keep parts of the program -- key parts of the program will be rolled back. iran has committed to halting certain levels of enrichment and neutralizing part of its stockpiles. iran cannot use its next generation centrifuges which are used for enriching uranium. iran cannot install or start up new centrifuges and its production of centrifuges will be limited. >> what does iran get in return? some of the economic sanctions will now be lifted. no new sanctions will be imposed. >>> a man falls three stories to his death inside a museum down on the national mall today. it happened just after 4:00 this afternoon at the museum of the american independent january. witness -- american indian. witnesses say the man fell from the third level to the first floor atrium.
to protect our vast exclusive economic zone, the obama administration has cut the services five-year modernization budget by a third. even in tough times, that makes no sense. the administration had already zeroed funding for the last two of eight large cutters the service needs to replace the aging ships that have long been the center pieces of the force. that funding was ultimately restored but this year, the coast guard acquisition budget was slashed to $1 billion a year. half of what is needed to recapitalize the fleet. considering that a single navy destroyer would gobble up the coast guard's entire budget for new cutters and demand craft and air systems and more, that is simply ridiculous. each military service has a distinct and important role. t but thguard is sized for the missions it does every day. not just during crisis. so a failure to invest increases future risk, while immediately undermining vital capabilities like intercepting drugs and migrants, protecting america's maritime resources, and enforcing its laws, and monitoring traffic in our waters and ports. the
becoming somebody's dinner. tomorrow, president obama will pardon both popcorn and caramel. those are the turkeys names. they will head off in leesburg spending the rest of their lives. the first family will be munching on, instead, well, they don't show it. >> i don't know why. >> i don't either. >> oh. >>> all right, well, we know everybody kept the turkey deserves a nice thanksgiving. today hundreds of people in need got just that. catholic charities in washington along with the other organizations, hosting a turkey dinner, complete with white table cloths. at this time of the year we learn how much family is out there and how they could be struggling to make ends meet. those not accustomed to asking for help showed up for a free giveaway. >> you've heard the expression that it takes a village? well, bruce leshan has such a big story tonight. >> reporter: she's an 11th grader at the duke elington school of the arts, a dance major in the upcoming black nativity production next month. >> she's got incredible potential and passion. >> reporter: they are homeless, and no longer rar
. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. >> brennan: in keeping with thanksgiving tradition, president obama granted pardons to turkeys. they will go on to live the rest of their lives at a farm in virginia. further down the food chain there will be no pardon for anchovies, providing a feast for very large appetites on the west coast. ben tracy is there. >> reporter: on california's monterey bay you don't really need these to see these. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: humpback whales, dozens of them, are everywhere. wow, they're like right on us. boeing away even avid whale watchers such as sharon she ever. >> it's never been like this. this is phenomenal >> reporter: do these whales make you feel very small? >> oh, absolutely. absolutely. >> reporter: there are also dolphins and hundreds of sea lions. they are chasing an unexplained explosion of anchovies in the bay. killer whales showed up to hunt the sea lions. >> under the bow! >> reporter: tourists and scientists have never seen anything quite like it. >> there's easily over 100 to 200 whales in monterey bay, so this is, like, so exceptiona
for all of those who were down on their luck. >>> president obama sent a message to our troops overseas today. >> we give thanks for all our men and women in uniform and for their families who are surely missing them very much today. >> this is the 12th year troops are in afghanistan. there are over 47,000 americans there. afghan president is refusing to sign a security deal that would keep 8,000 u.s. troops in the country after the official pullout next year. if an agreement is not reached, this could be the last thanksgiving u.s. troops spend in afghanistan. >>> this week we brought you an inspiring story of hundreds of people committing random acts of kindness all to remember a little toddler from frederick, maryland, who died tragically six months ago. today debra alfarone set out to see how they're reaping rewards for everyone involved. >> reporter: remember this? >> even in her death she's doing amazing things. >> reporter: hundreds across the country are performing random acts of kindness and sharing marra's story. the dawdler died in a tragic accident six months ago. on faceboo
obama will be in seattle trying to squeeze in appearances between seven democratic fund-raisers along the west coast. he will fly to san francisco for a speech on immigration and on to los angeles r fabook page take a guess at our question of the morning. according to a survey, who do most women say they are dressing to impress? is it a, other women, b, men, or c social media followers. >> our facebook friend heather says i dress for me but in the past i did value thoughts of other women, friendly, not competitive. post your guests and -- your guesses and comment. we'll have the answer in about an hour from now. >>> the newest traffic cameras in the district aren't just looking for speeders and red light runners anymore. who they're looking for is the story coming up. >> catching fire is exactly what the sequel to the first hunger games movie is doing at the box office. wow, wait till you hear about these receipts. >>> i've been combing through the day's daily deals and retailer websites to find you deep discounts. here are monday favorites. thanksgiving is just around the corner so y
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